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Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 10:55 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I found the crushed flower and panicked. I started searching.
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 10:59 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you looking for more flowers? For a person? for a vase?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 11:41 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Mosquito (Mosquito) on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 10:59 am:


Were you looking for more flowers? For a person? for a vase?
No to all
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 4:59 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant what the flower was? was it a real flower?
Relevant where you found it? when? how?
Had you crushed it yourself?
When you found it, did you know how it had been crushed? did you guess? relevant?
Had you seen the flower before?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 5:09 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Any computers involved?
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 5:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

real flower? or flower to represent something? picture of a flower? on the computer? on a paper? postcard? etc?

knowing what flower relevant?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 9:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 04:59 pm:


Relevant what the flower was? YES was it a real flower? No - good question
Relevant where you found it? Yes when? Yes, but not time of day or season or anything how? That's part of where and when really
Had you crushed it yourself? No
When you found it, did you know how it had been crushed? Yes did you guess? It was obvious relevant? Yes
Had you seen the flower before? Yes

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 05:09 pm:


Any computers involved? Not this time :)

By Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer) on Saturday, December 03, 2005 - 05:14 pm:


real flower? or flower to represent something? YES YES!!! picture of a flower? No on the computer? on a paper? postcard? etc? No to all

knowing what flower relevant? Yes
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 11:43 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

flower represents something right?

about the object it represents...
is it a tangible object? intangible? big one? bigger than a mouse? hand? apple? watermelon? car? does it represent someone? a human being? or any part of the human body? animal? plant? a non-living object?

hope i don't have FA in here.. :)
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 12:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer) on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 11:43 am:


flower represents something right?

about the object it represents... FA
is it a tangible object? intangible? big one? bigger than a mouse? hand? apple? watermelon? car? does it represent someone? a human being? or any part of the human body? animal? plant? a non-living object?

hope i don't have FA in here.. You do, sorry! I couldn't really answer any of those
Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 3:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

ic. so flower doesn't represent a tangible object? so it represents an intangible one, right? like a virtue? vice?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 3:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Kristoffer Dominique Albeus (Kristoffer) on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 03:14 pm:


ic. so flower doesn't represent a tangible object? so it represents an intangible one, right? like a virtue? vice?
It doesn't represent an object really at all
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 3:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Had the flower originally been attached to something relevant?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 3:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 03:38 pm:


Had the flower originally been attached to something relevant?
Yes
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 4:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was that something relevant what you were searching for (or the thing for which you were searching, even)?

Any recent nuptials relevant? :O
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 4:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Sunday, December 04, 2005 - 04:14 pm:


Was that something relevant what you were searching for (or the thing for which you were searching, even)? Yes!

Any recent nuptials relevant? No
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 7:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

HINT: The exact type of flower is relevant
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 6:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

rose? carnation? daffodil? pansy? chrysanthemum? Mayflower?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 7:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 06:04 pm:


rose? carnation? daffodil? pansy? chrysanthemum? Mayflower?
None of these
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 7:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

magnolia?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, December 10, 2005 - 9:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 - 07:52 pm:


magnolia?
No, maybe telling you to guess the flower wasn't such a good hint after all! Sorry
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Amorphophallus titanum?
Just kidding, sorry.

Daisy? Alstroemeria? Anthurium? Aster? Bird of Paradise? Bourvardia? Calla? Any other Lily? Posey? Delphinim? Freesia? Gerbera? Gladiolus? Gypsophila? Heather? Hydrangea? Iris? Liatris? Lisianthus? Orchid? Snapdragon? Statice? Stock? Sunflower? Tulip? Penguin? Thistle? Amaryllis? Arum? Baby's breath? Bell flower? Throatwort? Bottlebrush? Cockscomb? Columbine? Coneflower? Cornflower? Primrose? Feverfew? Flame tip? Cherry? Forget-me-don't, er, -not? Foxglove? Gentian? Golden rod? Penguin's ear? Hyacinth? Larkspur? Lavender? Lupin? Marigold? Peony? Geranium? Fruit blossom of some kind (cherry, apple, peach, apricot etc.)? Dogwood? Oleander? Sweet pea? Tansy? Yarrow?

Relevant how it was attached? What it's made of? How it got crushed? Was it ever not-crushed?

Was it attached to a piece of clothing/apparel? Artwork? Tchotske?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 10:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 01:09 am:


Amorphophallus titanum? Wash your mouth out with soap and water!
Just kidding, sorry.

Daisy? Alstroemeria? Anthurium? Aster? Bird of Paradise? Bourvardia? Calla? Any other Lily? Posey? Delphinim? Freesia? Gerbera? Gladiolus? Gypsophila? Heather? Hydrangea? Iris? Liatris? Lisianthus? Orchid? Snapdragon? Statice? Stock? Sunflower? Tulip? Penguin? !!! Thistle? Amaryllis? Arum? Baby's breath? Bell flower? Throatwort? Bottlebrush? Cockscomb? Columbine? Coneflower? Cornflower? Primrose? Feverfew? Flame tip? Cherry? Forget-me-don't, er, -not? Foxglove? Gentian? Golden rod? Penguin's ear? Hyacinth? Larkspur? Lavender? Lupin? Marigold? Peony? Geranium? Fruit blossom of some kind (cherry, apple, peach, apricot etc.)? Dogwood? Oleander? Sweet pea? Tansy? Yarrow?
Erm...none of these, unless it has another name I'm not aware of

Relevant how it was attached? YES What it's made of? YES How it got crushed? YES Was it ever not-crushed? YES

Was it attached to a piece of clothing/apparel?YES Artwork? Tchotske?
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 4:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

was it someone's pinned-on poppy? a coursage? A boutonniere? (how does one make a accent grave?)
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2005 - 1:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Mosquito (Mosquito) on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 04:21 pm:


was it someone's pinned-on poppy? YES!! a coursage? A boutonniere? (how does one make a accent grave?)
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2005 - 4:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you panic because you realised that you had not yet got a poppy of your own, and started to search for someone selling them?
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 8:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you looking for the pin? Were you afraid it would be stepped upon? Was lodged in a tire/tyre somewhere?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2005 - 8:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Mosquito (Mosquito) on Thursday, December 15, 2005 - 04:22 pm:


Did you panic because you realised that you had not yet got a poppy of your own, and started to search for someone selling them? No, but good guess

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 08:12 pm:


Were you looking for the pin? YES! Were you afraid it would be stepped upon? No Was lodged in a tire/tyre somewhere? No
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2005 - 6:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were you afraid somone would be stuck by the pin? Something? Were you afraid they wouldn't let you on the airplane with a dangerous pin hidden on your dress?

Was it (originally) pinned on a dress? Shirt/blouse? Jacket/coat? Skirt? Pants? Shorts? Hat?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2006 - 1:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Thursday, December 29, 2005 - 06:48 pm:


Were you afraid somone would be stuck by the pin? No, well maybe me as I was searching for it but that wasn't my main worry Something? YES! Were you afraid they wouldn't let you on the airplane with a dangerous pin hidden on your dress? No, although my husband has been stopped for nail clippers - can't be too careful I suppose!

Was it (originally) pinned on a dress? Shirt/blouse? Jacket/coat? Skirt? Pants? Shorts? Hat? No, one the one item of clothing you have failed to mention!
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Sunday, January 08, 2006 - 2:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Shoes, then?

Was the (potential) itme-to-be-stuck inflated? Filled with water? Some other liquid? Living? Manmade?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 8:47 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Sunday, January 08, 2006 - 02:43 pm:


Shoes, then? No - but actually the item of clothing is not particularly relevant - it was a jumper

Was the (potential) itme-to-be-stuck inflated? No Filled with water? YES!! But I think this will lead to an FA Some other liquid? Living? Manmade? No to all
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 9:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the flower crushed because the jumper was packed? If so, for storage? Travel? Had someone trod upon it? Had you boarded a train in Japan where they squish people together so they'll all fit?

So, a non-living, naturally-occuring thing with water in it...animal? Vegetable? Mineral?

Is the main thing about the pin its sharpness (vs. magnetic qualities, rustability etc.)?
Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters)
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2006 - 11:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

a waterbed? did you lay down to take a nap, then wake up and find the flower, but no pin attached?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 09:55 pm:


Was the flower crushed because the jumper was packed? If so, for storage? Travel? Had someone trod upon it? Had you boarded a train in Japan where they squish people together so they'll all fit? No to these, but you're right to find out why the flower was crushed

So, a non-living, naturally-occuring thing with water in it Yes, but slightly misleading. Hang on a minute - did I say it was naturally occuring? It certainly is not, apologies if I gave that impression. Entirely man-made, mineral(s)...animal? Vegetable? Mineral?

Is the main thing about the pin its sharpness Yes(vs. magnetic qualities, rustability etc.)?

By Lewis Zeiters (Lzeiters) on Friday, January 13, 2006 - 11:57 pm:


a waterbed? did you lay down to take a nap, then wake up and find the flower, but no pin attached?
No
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2006 - 8:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Minerals--glass? Plastic? Metal? Something potentially perilously pervious to pins, presumably? Was the water-containing-thing-in-peril openable--that is, could liquid be removed or added without damaging it? Or was it sealed?

To sort of mini-recap, you discovered a crushed flower which had formerly been pinned upon a jumper and you became worried that the pin from which it had been separated might prick a water-filled, man-made object?

Were you wearing the jumper when you discovered the flower? Was someone else? Was it crushed by contact with another person? Had it become dislodged during the event in which it became crushed? Had the jumper been damaged at all during this scenario?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2006 - 7:49 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Tuesday, January 17, 2006 - 08:12 pm:


Minerals--glass? Plastic? Metal?
Overall it's made of metal, glass, rubber and quite a few other bits I should think
Something potentially perilously pervious to pins, presumably? The rubber Was the water-containing-thing-in-peril openable--that is, could liquid be removed or added without damaging it? Or was it sealed? It is openable when empty, but sealed when full - or it should be!

To sort of mini-recap, you discovered a crushed flower which had formerly been pinned upon a jumper and you became worried that the pin from which it had been separated might prick a water-filled, man-made object? Yes, except the term 'water-filled' may be slightly misleading

Were you wearing the jumper when you discovered the flower? Was someone else? NO to both - good questions Was it crushed by contact with another person? No Had it become dislodged during the event in which it became crushed? Yes Had the jumper been damaged at all during this scenario? No, not at all
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2006 - 8:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

HINT: The crushing incident was caused by something that would normally happen to a jumper
Mosquito (Mosquito)
Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2006 - 12:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Had the jumper been washed in the washing machine? By hand? Dry-cleaned? hung up to dry?
Rachel (Myth)
Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2006 - 3:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Someone hugged the jumper's owner while said owner was wearing said jumper?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Friday, January 20, 2006 - 7:34 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Mosquito (Mosquito) on Thursday, January 19, 2006 - 12:57 pm:


Had the jumper been washed in the washing machine? Yes! By hand? Dry-cleaned? hung up to dry? No to rest

By Rachel (Myth) on Thursday, January 19, 2006 - 03:39 pm:


Someone hugged the jumper's owner while said owner was wearing said jumper? No
Tim A. Dowd (Bodo)
Posted on Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 3:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Ok, you had washed the jumper without taking the flower off, and then when you were hanging/folding/sorting the clothes post-wash you found the poor squooshed flower and realized you needed to find the pin before it damaged the seal on the washing machine (front-loading, presumably) or tore any other delicate fabrics or otherwise wreaked havoc?

Was it (the flower) crushed during the wash (spin cycle)? By a mangle (don't think anyone even uses those anymore)? Pressed by a clothes press?
Katy (Katy)
Posted on Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 5:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Tim A. Dowd (Bodo) on Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 03:21 pm:


Ok, you had washed the jumper without taking the flower off, and then when you were hanging/folding/sorting the clothes post-wash you found the poor squooshed flower and realized you needed to find the pin before it damaged the seal on the washing machine (front-loading, presumably) or tore any other delicate fabrics or otherwise wreaked havoc?

Was it (the flower) crushed during the wash (spin cycle)? By a mangle (don't think anyone even uses those anymore)? Pressed by a clothes press?
I think that's enough for a

********** SPOILER **********************
I found the crushed flower - the poppy that had been pinned to a jumper - in the bottom of the washing machine. I still haven't found the pin, so I hope there isn't too much damage it can do in there!

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